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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2012
  • pp: 102501–102501

Digital wavelength switching by thermal and carrier injection effects in V-coupled cavity semiconductor laser

Jialiang Jin, Lei Wang, and Jianjun He  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 10, pp. 102501-102501 (2012)

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Consecutive wavelength switching characteristics of a simple, compact, and digitally wavelength-switchable laser based on V-coupled cavities are reported. Wavelength switching through thermal and carrier injection effects is examined. Without using band gap engineering for the tuning section, 26- and 9-channel wavelength switching schemes are achieved via thermal and carrier injection effects, respectively. The performances of these two tuning schemes are then compared.

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OCIS Codes
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators
(250.5960) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor lasers

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Jialiang Jin, Lei Wang, and Jianjun He, "Digital wavelength switching by thermal and carrier injection effects in V-coupled cavity semiconductor laser," Chin. Opt. Lett. 10, 102501-102501 (2012)

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